Looking to VOLUNTEER with Black Hawk County 4-H??


We are always looking for volunteers for more information give us a call at 319-234-6811 or e-mail us at wolfejd@iastate.edu.

County 4-H News

May 1, 2021

Welcome to the Dog Project page for 2021!

This is the spot to watch for upcoming Dog Obedience meetings, workshops, and information to help you build a positive relationship with your 4-legged best friend and prepare for the Black Hawk County Fair. Need some project ideas? You are in the right place!

Boy with dog


See up-coming Dog Obedience Classes, starting in May, Click Here!


Please Sign Up for Classes Here!

April 28, 2021

4-H Girls holding baby chicks

Our 4-H Broiler Chick Project for 2021 is a little different this year.


We are inviting community members to also join 4-Hers in raising chicks that will be donated to the Northeast Iowa Bank! Chicks are $1 each. It take 10 weeks to raise them. You can also pick a 4-H Club that you would like to support in the Broiler Chick Contest. 


Chicks come to the Black Hawk County Extension Office on June 3rd 11:00 am till 2:00 pm. To order call 319-234-6811 or download this order form! Deadline to Order is May 14th.

For questions please contact Diane Wolfe at wolfejd@iastate.edu or call 319-234-6811.
Last year 4-Her's donated 560 pound of fresh chicken meat to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank! We would like to increase this number this year! Read more....

April 25, 2021



Shooting Sports will be held at Hawkeye College again!
This includes Shooting Sports and ARCHERY!

All on Saturday mornings:  9:00-10:45am - Shooting Sports    10:45 - 11:30am - ARCHERY

• May 8, 2021 - Please note date change!

 • June 5, 2021 

 • July - No classes

 For questions contact Diane Wolfe, 319-234-6811. Open to all 4-hers 4th grade and older. You can bring a Friend, but if they are not enrolled in 4-H, they must do so by going to: v2.4honline.com.... enter as a new family and for the club choose Shooting Sports. Read more...

April 25, 2021

Please read for important details: DEADLINE is JUNE 1st!

You must be YQCA Certified to SHOW your market animal at 
2021 Black Hawk County 4-H & FFA FAIR! YQCA is done yearly.

After you have completed your training email your CERTIFICATE to Diane at wolfejd@iastate.edu

If you are showing at the 2021 Iowa State Fair you must do YQCA.

• To take the Online YQCA Training log into www,yqca.org by June 1st each year! Cost is $12, paid online.


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